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by the energy and commerce committee here in the house. but support for this agenda also requires us to pull the plug on existing programs that simply aren't working. and the department of energy's title 17 loan guarantee program is simply not advancing the ball on an all-of-the-above energy goal. the no more solyndras act, this bill phases out this costly, ineffective and frankly very mismanaged program. the investigation of solyndra uncovered a story worse than anyone could have imagined. it is amazing to me that the administration gave a half billion dollar loan guarantee to a company that its own experts predicted would fail. a company so dysfunctional that it burned through this giant handout and went bankrupt in two years. even worse, when it became clear to the administration that solyndra was in trouble, it chose to double down on the risky bet, gambling even more taxpayer dollars with a desperate loan restructuring instead of trying to cut its losses and move on. solyndra is the most visible but far from the only example of title 17 failures. in fact, it is hard to point to a single
't be finding kim kardashian. after saying she wanted her own star, a rep for the chamber of commerce, winning the award is part of a criteria for being collected, and a career in acting for five years or more. don't you hate that? >>> now, for another look at the weather, bill karins with the forecast. i was under the impression you could buy those things. but i guess not. >> the stars? >> yeah. >> i'm confused on that, too. >> apparently you can't. >> i didn't know you had to win an award. all eyes will be with what's happening with the democratic convention. charlotte, we aren't going to see the most ideal conditions over the next couple of days. we'll be dodging thunderstorms on and off, through monday, tuesday and wednesday. not exactly perfect weather conditions. but nothing that will rain out the convention. it will be warm and humid. very summer-like in charlotte. also, that humidity is up this morning, from new york all the way down to d.c. new england will get a break. all of the humid air will win out. if you're in the humid air mass this time of year, you're going to get a chance o
star, a rep for the chamber of commerce told "the hollywood reporter," winning awards is part of the criteria for being selected and a career in acting for five years or more. don't you hate that? >>> now, for another look at the weather, bill karins with the forecast. i was under the impression you could buy those things. but i guess not. >> the stars? >> yeah. >> i'm confused on that, too. maybe it's somewhere between. >> apparently you can't. >> i didn't know you had to win an award. well, good morning, everyone. all eyes will be with what's happening with the democratic convention. last week, the weather played havoc in tampa with the hurricane. it threatened tampa, just brushed it and headed towards new orleans and louisiana. charlotte, we aren't going to see the most ideal conditions over the next couple of days. we'll be dodging thunderstorms on and off, through monday, tuesday and wednesday. not exactly perfect weather conditions. but nothing that will rain out the convention. it will be warm and humid. very summer-like in charlotte. also, that humidity is up this morn
during a debate in michigan. >> it's three agencies that are gone when i get there, it's commerce sand education and -- what's the third one there -- commerce, and education and -- what's the third one? [laughter] >> he blames that on emotional distress. they are claiming that he had a mild case of sleep apnea that resulted in tiredness. >>> "the new york daily news" obtained arnold schwarzenegger's new book. in the week, schwarzenegger says he told his wife, maria shriver, the truth in january of '11. he said he -- was in a counseling session. he said he knew the boy was his. he said this was politically acceptable because he had not campaigned on family values. >>> a flight attendant claiming a lot of ipad has -- a -- claiming an ipad was lost has kept it for herself. she claims she planned it turn it in but police say they found her personal information on it. the owner used an app to help police found that ipad. >>> a gun accidentally went off the philadelphia international airport yesterday but luckily no one was hurt. the tsa says screeners saw a loaded gun inside of a flight att
and commerce and chair and ranking minority member. the gentleman from washington, mr. hastings and the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. markey, the gentleman from from michigan, upton and the gentleman from california, mr. waxman and the gentleman from florida, mr. mica and the gentleman from west virginia, mr. rahall, each will control 10 minutes. and the house will be in order. and the chair would recognize the gentleman from washington, mr. hastings. mr. hastings: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. hastings: mr. chairman, 2008 campaign, president obama plainly declared the policies he supports would bankrupt american coal production. the obama administration has waged a war on coal, coal jobs and the small businesses in the mining supply chain and the low cost energy that millions of americans rely on. mr. chairman, the house is not in order. the chair: the gentleman is correct. the committee will be in order and the chair would ask members to take your conversations in the back of the chamber, to remove your conversations
, as it was on thursday in springfield, virginia, where mitt romney pounced. the commerce department lowered its latest estimate of economic growth. >> china is growing much faster than we. russia is growing faster than we. our economy needs to be reinvigorated. we cannot afford four more years like the last four years. >> in virginia beach, president obama pledged to create more jobs and to get the economy moving again in his next term. >> the truth is it will take a few more years to solve challenges that were building up over decades. >> another round of ads has hit the airwaves. both are making one-on-one appeals for support. >> today i believe as a nation we are moving forward again. we have much more to do to get folks back to work and make the middle class secure again. >> president obama and i both care about poor and middle- class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. >> a new reuters poll shows president obama leading mitt romney 49% to 42%. the romney camp shows a much closer race. >> the romney camp is predicting the outcome of next week's debate. >> they
, transnational crime and terrorism, enhancing commerce between nations and dealing with climate change. it requires courage and leadership to take the first step to a mutual understanding. i've been particularly impressed recently with juan manuel santos, the president of colombia, as he reaches out to two of his neighbors to restore diplomatic relations. .. against the people of cuba and that we display no interest in furthering or improving diplomatic relations. all us should continue to press the cuban government but the embargo undermines any credibility that my country has in calling for improvements in cuba. and i fear our democracy-aid program is aimed at regime change and does not promote democracy. unfortunately, the program is used by some in cuba to justify cuban-american gross who i know might believe to be innocent and keep him in prison. a more sincere diagnose should be held with -- the main reason that united states keeps cuba on the list is that because the et a have officers in cuba, but when i was last in havana, the columbian and the spanish told me that having them
a rapid increase in commerce. worldwide. we need a stock that's global in reach. one that can capitalize off more business activity. we need a stock where the bad news is known but the good news isn't factored in yet. hey, we need fedex. in other words you don't want to sell this stock if you think the good central bank news is coming. you will sell a stock barely up for the year that's leveraged to play a return to robust global growth. you would sell it at a discount to where it would be if the ecb says anything good at all. second, as much as i did think it was big news it wasn't like the preannouncement was a true shocker to those who followed the group closely. six weeks ago, united parcel, a little pin action here. they trade together. told us pretty much exactly what fedex said. plenty of people must have expected the news and didn't regard it as news. just confirmation of what u.p.s. told us in july. the companies aren't that different in terms of reach or profit margin. not like the stocks levered to better economic news. they have been on fire lately. suddenly they were hit by
breath away. out's not a random commerce department figure. some boring purchasing manager's report. some consumer confidence number. it's a big enchilada. the nonfarm payroll report. out's got guac and picante. it's the most important number yet. the one with maximum negative um pact on the stock market when it's been a wee bit disapointing as opposed to missing by a country mile like today. you have the biggest semiconductor company on earth intel preannouncing a tremendous miss many sales, meaningful decline in gross margins. intel used to be important. let's look at growth wars in tablet and smartphone. the best acting stocks, google, amazon, apple, three-way free-for-all that will lead to shrinking margins, right? put the negatives together and how much should we have been down today considering the rally coming into the session? of course we have to give up yesterday's gains. let's lop off 2% from the s&p. take the nasdaq down by three. isn't it even that way too positive? given that what moved us this week involved actions taken over there in europe, not here in the usa. europe can
some random commerce department figure, some boring purchasing manager's report. some consumer confidence number. this is a big enchilada! the labor department's nonforeign payroll report. no, it's an enchilada with guac and picante. when it's even been a wee bit disappointing as opposed to missing by a country mile which is what happened today. on top of that, we got the biggest semiconductor on earth, intel. holy cow. remember intel? they used to be really important, right? let's slide in two price wars in technology, tablet and smartphone. the best acting stocks, google, amazon, apple, all at war with each other. three-way free-for-all which will lead to shrinking gross marg margins, right? put all these negatives together and how much should we be down today considering the gigantic rally we had coming into the session? we had to give up yesterday's gains, right? hey, take the tech-heavy nasdaq down by three. but isn't it even -- isn't even that way too positive? given what moved us this week involved actions taken over there in europe, not here in the good old usa. europe
to the west coast today. the republican presidential nominee will address the hispanic chamber of commerce in los angeles. he'll also discuss his immigration policy, saying he wants fair and enforceable laws that will stop illegal immigrants from entering the u.s. >>> a deadly plane crash forced both campaigns to cancel events in colorado this weekend. the plane crashed at the pueblo memorial airport yesterday morning, shutting down two of the airport's three runways. the pilot was killed in the crash. romney was to hold a campaign rally yesterday afternoon. the president's campaign had an event scheduled at a local steel workers union. >>> today the obama administration will demand a stricter review of china's taxes on american made cars. they plan to ask the world trade organization to stop china from lowering the prices on chinese autoparts. they say the lower prices hurt american manufacturers. >>> 6:34 now. the godfather of go-go has a part in his honor and an official day. now he is getting a musical tribute. ♪ >> the howard theater and chuck brown band are teaming up for wind me u
energy and commerce and come from the energy and commerce committee. he will talk about some of the matter is in front of that committee. >>> we want to welcome congressman joe barton, r-texas, member of the house energy and commerce committee. thanks for being with us. let me ask about some of the things congress will not accomplish. one is the farm bill. why such an inability to get a major piece of legislation through a republican controlled house? >> guest: it's republican house that a democratic senate. you've got to keep that in mind. i think the primary reason is that some of the more conservative republicans coming and certainly i consider myself to be a conservative republican want to take a look at the cost and not just a farm program that all of the programs, and so you have a disagreement if that is the right term about the spending levels. having said that, i think the majority of the house republicans would vote for the farm bill if it is put up on the floor and some amendments are made some of these issues could be worked out the regular order on the floor vote
was not like the department of commerce with people under him, but it was a small staff, and that was a good thing. he accumulated power through the friendships in congress with democrats and with republicans and i think it's special pert innocent now with the recent passage of the three bills last night, the trade bills with colombia, panama, and south korea. everyone's making such a big deal about, you know, how they got them through quickly and how bipartisan they were, and it's true, but this bill was also devicive, and it was not just three countries bob was negotiating with, but 102. this was one of the really large rounds of trade, and so i wanted to read a little bit about how bob negotiated through congress. at the part in the -- the bill end up passing 305 #-7 # # in the house and 90-4 in the senate, and after the house vote came in, bob said to stu, a domestic policy adviser. stu, who are the seven sons of bitches who voted against my bill? [laughter] he got the victory. there was a controversial bill, a devicive bill, and he still got the 395-7 vote and 90-4 vote. at this point,
chamber of commerce in los angeles. he'll also discuss his immigration policy, saying he wants fair and enforceable laws that will stop illegal immigrants from entering the u.s. in a recent poll among registered hispanic voters, the president leads romney by more than 30 points. both campaigns cancelled events in colorado because of a deadly plane crash over the weekend. the plane crashed at the pueblo memorial airport yesterday morning, shutting down two of the airport's three runways. the pilot was killed in that crash. romney was to hold a campaign rally yesterday afternoon. the president's campaign had an event scheduled at a local steel workers union. >>> it is now 5:36. today you'll be able to get a close-up look of george washington's personal copy of the constitution. it will be on display at washington's mt. vernon home starting at noon. handwritten notes and brackets made by washington can be seen around key passages outlining the president's responsibilities. today marks the 225th anniversary of the constitution. it was adopted on september 17th, 1787 at a constitutional
's about speaker thomas birkett read in the contentious 51st commerce. if you got a chance uribe camille enjoyed meeting the author. if you have that, come anyway and listen to him talk about the book in its research and doing a and maybe get some pointers. at an outcome would probably have some budding authors in our audience either here or on c-span. let me just briefly introduce today a soft authors so we can get into the program. i would mention that there is an article by our speaker, guy gugliotta in our current edition of our capital film magazines, copies of it in the back. please pick one up on your way out. it's also available online in and interact diversion at the historical society's website, and www..u.s. chs.org. our speaker today is guy gugliotta. after commanding a swift boat in south vietnam he became a journalist who has covered latin america, served 16 years as a national reporter for the "washington post" and has written extensively on science and policy issues for a variety of publications including "the new york times," "national geographic," wired, discover and th
the program is one third smaller than it is today. >> so for the commerce and from florida he is 200,000 beneficiaries, for because 7000 medicare advantage. you know, 10, 12, 15,000 beneficiaries will lose the plan may have today moved back into the traditional program. i don't be that as a positive development. fee-for-service has advantages and can be an important program, but one has to recognize it is not coordinated care. it is fragmented care and doesn't deliver higher-quality care. there is so much are to prove that. >> so your testimony today is the trustees, the people calling and strikes are saying that any period of six years, a third of the beneficiaries are going to be out of the system and it is your conclusion that one third leaves because of the downward pressure on reimbursement. either they take themselves out. the beneficiaries do, or carriers no longer participate in the program. as i write quick >> slightly less than one third come to just below that most of the reasons why. >> by yield that. >> mr. reichert is recognized for five minutes. >> thank you, mr. chair
our bill, the agriculture appropriations bill, the commerce, justice, and science bill, the department of defense bill, energy and water, homeland security, legislative branch, military construction and veterans' affairs and the state department and foreign operations bills were all reported from the appropriations committee on a bipartisan basis. in putting together all of these bills, the appropriations committee functioned the way committees are supposed to. we worked together to develop thoughtful and fiscalfully -- fiscally responsible bills that could be brought to the senate for full consideration, debate, amendment and most likely, passage. but instead, mr. president, not a single one of those bills, not even those bills for which the counterpart has been passed by the full house, was brought to the senate floor. i'm very disappointed that the house and senate leaders have announced that rather than consider and complete these appropriations bills, they would instead kick the can down the road by passing a six-month stopgap funding bill. and the house has done just that, and wi
this year, the performance, the cost savings that are being realized by our commerce is why they're back ordering a second and third time. we see a niche opportunity for electrification in urban delivery and i think our customers will realize the product today is absolutely the product for them. stuart: you're down to $800,000 cash. no, that was in june. we've raised 15 million since then, raise another round in the balance of the year, so, no, i mean, that was a quarter to ending balance right before we brought in another round of capital. stuart: that was by the way-- >> very, very consistent. stuart: it was private equity that put the money in, right. >> absolutely. and that's how we've raised all of our funding to date. private equity. stuart: it wasn't bain capital was it? >> it was not. stuart: look, brian hansel ceo of smith electric, we appreciate your being here, thank you, sir. >> thank you. stuart: let's move on to something entirely different. queen elizabeth and her entire family live in a palace, got it live a lavish life style. and only costs a year, and we'll look at pre
? are we in a quorum? the presiding officer: we are not. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent the commerce committee be discharged from further consideration of presidential nomination 1958 and the foreign relation committee be discharged from further consideration of presidential nomination 1879, 1880 and 1923. that's -- that's it. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: mr. president, that the -- we proceed to these en bloc nomination be confirmed motion to reconsider be considered made, laid on the table, there being no intervening action or debate and that any statements relating to this matter be printed in the record at the appropriate place as if read and the senate be notified immediately of the senate's action. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent that the senate consider calendars numbers 674 675 the senate proceed to vote on the nominations in the order listed, there being no intervening action or debate, no motions to reconsider being made, laid on the table there being no intervening action or debate and that no further motion
appropriations bills up across a number of bills, you know the commerce, justice, science bill passed this house with a bipartisan majority, went to the senate, the senate had no floor action whatsoever. you know, mr. speaker, that the energy and water bill passed this house with a bipartisan majority, wept to the senate and the senate did nothing with it somewhat soffer. you know that the homeland security committee passed this body, again, bipartisan majority, went to the senate, the senate took no action. i can go on and on and on. the military construction bill, the defense bill, on and on and on. and so here we are, we don't have control over the senate, mr. speaker. we only have control over what goes on here in this body. and i got to tell you, i'm proud as a freshman that we set about getting our business done and one deliberative bill at the time, one open rule on appropriations bills at the time, we allowed every member of this body to come to the floor, to offer their amendments, to have their voice heard and produce the very best work product that we could produce. and i might add, m
of the committee on energy and commerce, and the chair and ranking minority member of the committee on transportation and infrastructure. after general debate, the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. in lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the commn -- committee on natural resources now printed in the bill it shall be in order to consider as an original bill for e purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule an amendment in the nature of a subse tutt con tisting of rules committee print 112-132. that shall be considered as read. all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute are waived. no amendment to that amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be in order except those prinned in the report of the committee on rules accompanying this resolution. each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and contro
-- in the world of trade and commerce. they have to understand it cannot take away jobs on an unfair basis. >> he and the seven countries -- companies that operated here and went to china. pioneers. you cannot stand up to china when all you have done is sent them our jobs. >> watch and engage was seized and as the campaign -- with c- span as the campaign's move toward the elections. the first debate will take place on wednesday, october 3. audience members will get their chance to ask questions in a town hall debate on tuesday, october 16. the final debate on foreign policy will take place november 2. follow our coverage on c-span, c-span radio, and online at c- span.org. >> i think there are a lot of anti-obama books out there. there are a number of books critical and defending the president. i do not want to be either one of those books. i want to describe an answer what i thought was the most important and interesting questions. look at barack obama, -- barack obama as a character. he is a fish out of water. he has very little executive experience. his entire life is that the law professor's
testify before the commerce committee to give us the benefit of their immense experience, neil armstrong and gene cernan were able to do it. their testimony in may of 2010 helped us craft the nasa reauthorization act of 2010 in which we managed to pass a balanced plan that prioritized nasa's development of future exploration beyond low-earth orbit while putting significant resources into commercial development of crew vehicles to the space station. we passed it unanimously in the united states senate, very bipartisan, and we passed it on neil armstrong's birth tai. -- birthday, august 5, 2010. when the space shuttle was retired, some thought the space program was ended. you know, i took a group of cub scouts actually to johnson space center in houston just a few months ago. they have a great program for our scouts -- well, for any group that actually wants to go and spend the night at the visitors center and they get to tour nasa and hear about the great feats of our country in space. and one of the little boyce said to our nasa administrator -- and one of the little boys said to our nas
downstream and the rivers were the essence of commerce. they were the avenues of transport. and, you know, jefferson himself sometimes wondered whether louisiana's fate was with the united states. so burr was simply, i don't know, if he was articulating or was simply letting people articulate what they thought their future might be because if you lived in new orleans in 1805, it took forever to get to washington, or new york, and you could well ask yourselves, how can those people in the east govern us? that was part of what he was up to. would he have waged war against the united states? i doubt it certainly. he only had 50 guys. and so, he didn't have a army he could wage a war with. he did hope that a war would break out between spain and the united states. so did andrew jackson. so did james wilkinson, by the way who really was the trader in this story. wilkinson for decades was on the payroll of the spanish government unbeknownst to his superiors in the u.s. army and the u.s. government. anyway, so burr's logic strikes us, perhaps, assuming that he did what he was alleged to have don
satellite corp. 2012] >> scrapping appear with the chamber of commerce as they complete their briefing here today. congress returns from their august break this afternoon. the house will gavel in at 2 eastern. members will debate setting federal spending for the next budget year as well as extending federal surveillance. in the house why here starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. the senate will vote on a judicial nomination for iowa. later this week, debate on a veterans' jobs bill. the house is live here on c-span and the senate is on the c- span2. c-span3 will be live with a discussion of defense policy, the brookings institute hosting a conference on the differences between president obama and it romney. that's live at 1:00 eastern on our companion network, c-span3. at 3:30, c-span3 will go back to the king's institute for a discussion on national security and terrorism. there highlighting 12 major issues facing the next president. that starts at 3:30 eastern on c-span 3. >> vice-president joe biden continued his swing. ohio last weekend. he spoke yesterday at a rally in portsmouth. ♪ ♪ >>
people. when you go to kabul today, you see a city with electricity, with commerce, with cars, with movement, with women in school, and the average afghan doesn't want to go back to the taliban way of doing business where there is no music, there no interaction with each other, only on terms that they set for you. and so what you see on your television at night is a political struggle for the heart and soul of the middle east. this has been going on for a long time, and finally the lid blew. egypt was an authoritarian, corrupt dictatorship. tunisia, libya was ruled by qadhafi, syria by assad. and what you see is people who have seen another way of living are saying enough already. i'm not going to be part of that anymore. i'm going to try to change my life and my children's life. within that population, you also have people who are dead set on making sure that that nation and the islamic world goes backward, not forward, and we have to take sides. and if we don't take sides and we sit on the sidelines, we'll pay a price. i think it is better to help people fight the taliban th
of chamber of commerce thing, probably. when i moved to charlotte in 1990, it was not a very appetizing downtown. that is to say there wasn't a lot to do, it was kind of closed up at 5:00. now it's really quite different. i mean, a lot of people live downtown, we have great restaurants, we have opened recently some great museums, and i think people will be agreesd -- will be impressed by up town now. it probably earns the name. but it's a way to -- it's on a hill, i believe. maybe that's part of it. host: and mayor anthony fox will be a guest on this program attorney, the youngest mayor of charlotte, the population of charlotte in 2012, about 750,000. 32 percent increase in population over the past 10 years or so. the front page of your newspaper this morning, tim funk, more parade than protest. were you out at the protest yesterday? guest: i was a little bit. i saw -- there were probably more police than protestors, to be honest with you. i saw little ate before it and there was a lot of antiwar protestors and antibank of america protestors, but they seemed to be enjoying themselves to
tradehed tto organization against china. >> the commerce department says the united states current account trade deficit narrowed in april-june period, pushed lower by american exports and cheaper oil imports. this is the broadest measure of trade tracking the sale of merchandise and services between nations, as well as investment flows. economists predict it will widen again in coming quarters as the global slowdown is giving demand for u.s. exports and oil prices are rising again, in part because of increased middle east tensions. striking chicago teachers have another chance to approve a tentative contract agreement today. the vote is planned at afternoon meeting. this past sunday union delegates decided they needed more time to review the proposed deal. one delegate said it takes a lot to start a strike in do not want to ended prematurely. turning to the middle east, iran's state td reports they had deployed a russian submarine after it was overhauled earlier this year. it joins the fleet in the southern part of the country. drill is seen as a response to iranian warnings that it could
for joining us. we'll be right back after this news update from c-span radio. >> the commerce department says the construction of new homes and apartments rose just over 2% to 750,000 last month. even with those gains come at the rate of construction still remains about half the pace considered healthy. mitt romney's words from a closed-door fund-raiser is now appearing in a tv ad in support of president obama. teh ad shows clips -- the ad 47% oflps thips that americans are victims. it closes with the narrator st. mr. romney whenever convince middle class voters that he is on their side. it will run in colorado, ohio, virginia, and wisconsin. an update on the video of mitt romney. it was released yesterday by " mother jones" magazine. the video is missing one to two minutes at the most import part. there are questions raised about whether "mother jones" had revealed the full video. "something is missing. his 47% answer was cut off before completion." he obtained the following comment saying, "the recording device in and firmly turned off ." one to two minutes was missed. a key portion of the
. there is a great interest on commerce, freedom of navigation, and it is just good for the united states to get back to the pacific. we will be a part of it. i am excited for that. >> let me ask you a couple of follow-up questions. you mentioned megacities and there is some work going on here at the a bennett council on long-range trends. shows the urbanization trends we have seen are going to its telerate. we're talking about 60% of the world's population in cities by 2030. 70% by two dozen 40. -- buy 2040. -- by 2040. the future of the world will be in the cities. for good or not. while still paying attention to some of the near-term training priorities your focus on. >> if you take a look of the population growth, and the talk about 15 to 28. the truth is over 75% of the world's largest cities are within about 100 kilometers, 62 miles from the coast line. the map that around world, all round europe. -- if you map that all run the world, all round asia, you would see the bulk of the population is centered along. that makes a naval forces, and i am prejudiced here, and ust marie de tocqueville, but
. lawrence a way to open up the center of the country to commerce and trade and later of course the federal highway system, that times the largest public works project in american history. eisenhower was a military man but he was not relativistic. bat as he did not think that war was often a solution to anything. he was what one would call slow to pick up the sword. ike's public persona to grandfather the man with a big smile was largely ike's personal invention. behind the scenes he was strategically vigorous and a tough-minded commander in chief. the people who worked work for him never doubted who was in charge. eisenhower was -- more than any other person. he never had forgotten where he came from and that is why his presidential library is in abilene kansas, close to where i live. ike was not a professional politician that he was one of the most successful politicians in our history and supremely protective of his image. ike did not hesitate to use support like secretary of state john foster dulles as lightning rods for controversial politics that were in fact his creation. eisenhower
to be a responsible partner in the world of trade and commerce, they have to understand they cannot take away jobs on an unfair basis. >> investing in companies that uprooted from here and went to china. you cannot stand up to china when all you have done is send them our jobs. >> watch and engage with c-span as the campaign to toward the elections. foreign policy will be the debate of -- will be the focus of debate no. 3. audience members will get a chance to ask questions on tuesday the 16th. the final debate on foreign policy will take place the 22nd. watch the vice president debate october 11. >> maxine waters was cleared of ethics by listen charges today. her chief of staff, who is also her grandson, still faces an inquiry. they determined there was no evidence that representative waters pressured the treasury department to give a bailout to the united -- the minority on the bank. the committee findings concludes a two-year investigation and is one hour 40 minutes. >> first included allegations of the investigation and the 111th congress violated represent of waters due process rights. they u
in america for innovation and entrepreneurship by the u.s. chamber of commerce. and most entrepreneurs i talked with know that government needs to do its job if we're going to have a private sector that can create jobs with innovation, with research and development and be able to transport goods across roads and bridges that are in repair. >> all right. thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >> derek, thank you. >> all right. >>> you know, part of the storms really mess things up for them. >> again, odds are they could probably have gone and gotten away with it. but they don't want to chance that with 60,000 people in there. >> outside. >> i would not want to do that. we're looking at the same air mass. it's essentially the remnants of isaac coupled with a couple of frontal boundaries. let's start with the michael and son weather cam. this is looking down wisconsin avenue towards bethesda and we're looking at pretty good visibility here. there is fog elsewhere. high is 90. we're still 80. dew point in the 70s. not very comfortable. winds are calm. humidity 81%. pressure rising to 29.
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